Beau Roysden

Nov 2, 2021

Court rules against lawmakers in single-subject dispute

The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday voided a ban on mask mandates in public schools and a host of other legislative changes, ruling it was illegal for lawmakers to pile them into a handful of budget bills. 

Sep 7, 2021

Tucson vaccine mandate illegal, AG says

A Tucson ordinance requiring city employees to get vaccinated or face suspension is illegal, Attorney General Mark Brnovich concluded Tuesday.

Jan 12, 2021

Supreme Court hears Tucson election case

An attorney for the city of Tucson asked Arizona Supreme Court Tuesday to slap back yet another effort by state lawmakers to tell charter cities when they have to hold their elections. Jean-Jacques Cabou said the whole purpose of the Arizona Constitution in allowing cities to adopt charters was to give them control of matters […]

Jul 20, 2020

Google wants to keep data tracking secret

Internet giant Google is asking a judge to block a bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to publicly disclose documents he got from the company during his investigation of how it uses private information.

Apr 16, 2020

Supreme Court to mull Attorney General’s suit against regents

Attorney General Mark Brnovich made a last-ditch effort Thursday to get the legal go-ahead to sue the Arizona Board of Regents over what he claims is its illegal methods of setting tuition at the state's three universities.

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May 1, 2019

Supreme Court refuses to hear AG’s tuition challenge

The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday rebuffed the latest bid by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to have the method of setting tuition at the state's three universities be declared unconstitutional.

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Feb 25, 2019

Hobbs: Reagan staffers deleted public records

Former Secretary of State Michele Reagan and top staffers deleted public records before leaving office in January, according to the new Secretary of State, Katie Hobbs. Hobbs, a Democrat, alerted state attorneys of the issue on Feb. 14. The discovery arose while Hobbs’ staff attempted to fulfill a public records request, she wrote in an […]

Mar 4, 2018

Judge hears arguments in AG suit against regents

Lawyers for the Board of Regents told a judge Friday that Attorney General Mark Brnovich has no legal right to challenge the tuition it sets for the state's three universities -- or even the policies used to come up with those numbers.

Apr 28, 2014

Supreme Court’s campaign contribution decision to have substantial impact

Pundits have alternatively saluted and denounced the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision this month striking down aggregate campaign contribution limits as unconstitutional. Few, however, have addressed the decision’s impact on states, candidates, and contributors in years to come.